This Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos Recipe is easy and savory with pork marinated in a concoction of fragrant citrusy lime juice, chopped jalapeno and cilantro. For less heat remove the jalapeno seeds. It is best to marinate pork for at least half a day or overnight. Grilled or pan fried results in a juicy and moist pork.
This really sounds good for Super Bowl party. You can grill or pan fry pork in advance. Make sure you have rare, medium and well-done meat. Cut meat and place it in a heated serving tray. Wrap tortillas in a damp towel or aluminum foil and place in a slow cooker to keep it warm. Prepare all the garnish and serve it buffet style. Your guest can assemble their own pork tacos depending on their liking.
Don’t forget to prepare at least two taco sauces. One hot and one mild. Tacos on game day is not complete without spicy margarita. You can get this ready ahead of time too. Combine and muddle all the ingredients and get it cold. All you need to do is add tequila once your adult guest has arrived. It is also very good without tequila. Get the beer icy cold too.
Making this Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos Recipe ahead of time will definitely give you time to relax, mingle and enjoy game night with friends and family.
In fact, marinate extra servings and freeze it. If you want to make pork tacos for another time.
Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos Recipe for your Super Bowl Party!
Add this Jalapeno Cilantro Lime Pork Tacos to your menu on your Super Bowl party. It is a crowd pleaser.
- 1 pound pork shoulder
- 1 lime juiced
- 5 cloves garlic minced
- 1 small white onion chopped
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 5 sprigs cilantro chopped
- 1/2 jalapeno seeded and chopped
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup 7up optional
- 5 tablespoons oil for frying
- 6 flour tortilla 6 inches
- 1 small white onion chopped & caramelize half if desired
- 2 large tomatoes chopped
- 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
- 3 tablespoons parmesan cheese for garnish optional
Combine lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, garlic, onion, olive oil, soy sauce, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Add 7up, if desired. Blend well.
- Add pork to the mixture and marinate for at least ½ a day or overnight.
- Cover and refrigerate.
- Prepare all the taco garnish. Chop cilantro, onion and tomatoes.
- Heat oil and fry pork depending on your cooking preference (rare, medium or well-done).
When done frying pork caramelize half of the onions in the same pan. Set aside for garnish.
- Cut pork and set aside.
Place tortillas on a new pan and warm on stove top.
- Assemble pork tacos.
Place pork on warm tortilla. Add cilantro, onion, tomatoes & cheese.
Serve with sauce like salsa verde on the side. I prepared mango salsa.
You can also warm tortillas in toaster. Make sure to adjust the temperature.